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1957 #22 Thailand/Laos

Published 1957

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Producer Watson Kintner
Audio/Visual silent, color


Cat. Reel 126 1957: Reel 22: Thailand and Laos. April 9-10. Chiang Mai, Luang Prabang (Laos).
Cremation parade.
Man making brooms, [mws]
Bronze casting.
Decorated vehicles on street.
Thai girls dancing to band music.
Dancers enacting a "fight".
Festival at monastery procession.
Bronze Buddha, [cu]
Market scenes.
Rice "spaghetti"; kneading "dough" and extruding.
Luang Prabang; note: necklaces; people standing in public square.
Bamboo pipeline to house.
Mekong River scenes.
Cooking, [cu]
River scenes.
Procession to temple.
Inside temple.
Big drum.
"Wheel barrow"; carrying and dumping dirt.
Small (country) shrine.
Shrine and statues of Buddha.
People eating under bamboo shelter.


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